American Prizes - May 1775













Date Captor Name Master Rig Codes Fate Tons Crew Guns
11 MA troops Catherine   Schooner NA/P IS 40    
14 Sloop Success [unknown]   Sloop NA/I R      
13 Sloop Success [unknown] Thomas Wing Sloop NA/C R      
15 MA citizens [unknown]     NA/I R      

CODES/NOTES:
† British government owned shipping or cargo (warships, trading vessels, packets, etc.)
‡ British privateers/letters of marque
¶ Munitions/military supplies in cargo
§ Provisions in cargo
■ French; ♠ Dutch; ▲ Spanish; ♣ Other neutral
Place of capture: NA = North America; NF = Newfoundland; LT = Lesser Antilles; J = Greater Antilles; E = European waters
Destination: /O = outward bound (to British forces/territories); /I = inward bound (to British area not in revolt); /C = coastal traffic; /P = in port
Fate: TC = Tried, condemned; TR = Tried, released; R = Released before trial; D = Destroyed; RC = Recaptured before trial; IS = Taken into service
♦ Recaptured from the enemy




Summary By Rig: May 1775
Status Brigs Schooners Ships Sloops Others Total
Captured 0 1 0 0 0 1
Recaptured 0 0 0 2 1 3
Total Captures 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 1 (25%) 4
Recaptured by enemy 0 0 0 0 0 0
Released 0 0 0 2 1 3
Total: 0 1 0 0 0 1
Significant Captures: May 1775
Government vessels 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0%)
Privateers 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0%)
Provisions in cargo 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0%)
Munitions in cargo 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0%)
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0%)



Summary By Area/Nationality/Destination: May 1775
Area
Status North America Newfoundland Lesser Antilles Greater Antilles Europe Total
Captured 4 (100%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4
Nationality
Status British French Spanish Dutch Other Total
Captured 4 (100%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4
Destination
Status Outbound Inbound Coastal In Port No Info Total
Captured 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 0 (0%) 4

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